An unidentified man in Australia was stuck in a washing machine while playing a game of naked hide-and-seek with his boyfriend.

Firefighters, paramedics and police eventually arrived to the scene to attempt a rescue, but were only able to free the man by covering his body in olive oil.

According to a police spokesman, it would have been more difficult to get him out if he had been wearing clothes.

"I guess if [you are] going to get into a washing machine, it's best if [you] have no clothes on," the spokesman said.

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